House of Commons debates

Monday, 23 November 1992

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Two o'clock

  • Prayers

    [MADAM SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Transport

    • Single European Market

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what progress is being made during the United Kingdom's presidency of the EC Council on improving transport infrastructure in order to maximise the...

    • Channel Tunnel

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will make a statement on his proposals to upgrade rail links from south Wales to the channel tunnel.

      Speeding (Villages)

      4 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what action he is taking to reduce excessive speed in villages.

      Traffic (Town Centres)

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will visit mid-Staffordshire to assess the effect of traffic on town centres.

      London Underground (Investment)

      14 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what level of capital investment in London Underground he is expecting to authorise in the coming year.

      Car Commuting (Central London)

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what is the latest information he has on the daily car commuting journeys into central London and the equivalent for five years ago.

      Rail Privatisation

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what steps he has taken to ensure the continuation of British Rail's safety standards after privatisation.

      Red Routes

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what progress he is making on the installation of red routes in Greater London.

      Railway Manufacture

      4 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will take measures to ensure the continued possibility of the manufacture of railway locomotives and rolling stock in the United Kingdom.

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Duchy of Lancaster

    • Charters

      8 speeches

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster what new charters he intends to introduce.

    • Research (South Dorset)

      6 speeches

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster how much Government-funded research is carried out in South Dorset.

      Citizens Charter

      20 speeches

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster what discussions he has had in European Council of Ministers meetings on application of the principles of the citizens charter.

      Patients Charter

      8 speeches

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster what progress is being made under (a) the patients charter and (b) other charters.

      Citizens Charter

      4 speeches

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster if he will meet members of the Bolton Forum, when he next visits the north-west, to discuss the workings of the citizens charter.

      Market Testing

      8 speeches

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster if he will publish figures showing the year-on-year increase in the amount of central Government market testing; and if he will make a statement.

      Public Services

      6 speeches

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster what measures he has adopted to increase the availability of information about the performance of the public services.

  • Gatt

    33 speeches

    With permission, I should like to make a statement about the latest developments in the GATT Uruguay round of trade negotiations. As many hon. Members will have heard, the European Commission...

  • Windsor Castle (Fire)

    41 speeches

    With permission, I should like to make a statement to the House about the tragic fire at Windsor castle. Shortly before midday on Friday, a fire started in or near the private chapel close to...

  • Points of Order

    7 speeches

    Further to the point of order that I sought to raise earlier, Madam Speaker. Can you help the House with respect to the refusal of the Minister of Agriculture to answer questions on the GATT...

  • Statutory Instruments, &c

    1 speech

    With permission, I shall put together the motions relating to statutory instruments.

    • Child Support Fees

      That the draft Child Support Fees Regulations 1992 be referred to a Standing Committee on Statutory Instruments, &c.

    • Companies (Fees)

      That the Companies (Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 1992 (S.I., 1992, No. 2876) be referred to a Standing Committee on Statutory Instruments, &c.

      Companies (Disclosure)

      That the draft Overseas Companies and Credit and Financial Institutions (Branch Disclosure) Regulations 1992 be referred to a Standing Committee on Statutory Instruments, &c.

  • Orders of the Day — Opposition Day

    [6TH ALLOTTED DAY]

    • Arms Exports (Iraq)

      204 speeches

      We now come to our debate on the conduct of Ministers on arms exports to Iraq. First, I must tell the House that I have selected the amendment standing in the name of the Prime Minister....

    • Statutory Instruments, &c.

      1 speech

      With permission, I shall put together the motions relating to statutory instruments.

      Legal Advice and Assistance

      That the draft Legal Advice and Assistance (Scope) (Amendment) Regulations 1992, which were laid before this House on 28th October, be approved.

      Food Protection

      That the Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Lead in Ducks and Geese) (England) Order 1992 (S.I., 1992, No. 2726), dated 30th October 1992, a copy of which was laid before this House on 2nd...

      European Community Documents

      1 speech

      With permission, I shall put together the motions relating to European Community documents.

      Common Fisheries Policy

      That this House takes note of European Community Documents Nos. 10229/91, relating to the Commons Fisheries Policy, 5337/92, relating to discard practice in Community fisheries, 9019/92, relating...

      Shipbuilding (East Germany)

      That this House takes note of European Community Document No. 6818/92, relating to aid for former East German shipyards; supports the Government's view that the economic and social difficulties...

      National Heritage

      That Mr. Patrick Cormack be discharged from the National Heritage Committee and Mr. Toby Jessel be added to the Committee.—[Sir Fergus Montgomery, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.]

      Student Housing

      6 speeches

      Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Kirkhope.]

What is this?

Debates in the House of Commons are an opportunity for MPs from all parties to scrutinise government legislation and raise important local, national or topical issues.

And sometimes to shout at each other.

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